Didier Deschamps

Born: October 15, 1968 (age 49)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Bayonne, France
Nationality: France French

France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
Career History
International2012-France
Sports Mole has 479 articles about Didier Deschamps. Articles 1 to 40:
Paul Pogba chills during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Jose Mourinho: "Paul Pogba can make football history"
Jose Mourinho suggests that France are unable to get the best out of Paul Pogba, but backs the midfielder to "make football history" at club level with Manchester United.
Oct 15, 13:32
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
France boss Didier Deschamps to hold contract talks
French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet says that he aims to hold contract talks with France boss Didier Deschamps in the coming weeks.
Oct 13, 14:42
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: France secure spot at 2018 World Cup
France book their spot in the finals of the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 2-1 win over Belarus in their final Group A clash.
Oct 10, 21:38
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Team News: Three changes for France ahead of crucial Belarus clash
France boss Didier Deschamps makes three changes to his starting XI ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Belarus.
Oct 10, 19:06
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Live Commentary: France 2-1 Belarus - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the 2018 World Cup qualifier between France and Belarus from Paris, which ended in a 2-1 home win.
Oct 10, 18:45
Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
France captain Hugo Lloris: 'Kylian Mbappe can make big difference in matches'
France captain Hugo Lloris says that Kylian Mbappe is capable of changing a game ahead of this evening's crucial World Cup qualifier.
Oct 10, 09:40
France's forward Karim Benzema after an own goal during a Group E football match between France and Honduras at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Samir Nasri: 'France snubbing Karim Benzema is stupid'
Samir Nasri hits out at France for their continued snub of Real Madrid star Karim Benzema.
Oct 9, 20:39
N'Golo Kante in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Didier Deschamps unsure on severity of N'Golo Kante injury
Didier Deschamps is unwilling to put a timeframe on Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante's injury layoff, but confirms that he will miss the midweek visit of Belarus.
Oct 8, 13:37
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: France return to top of Group A
France return to the top of their 2018 World Cup qualification group courtesy of a 1-0 win over Bulgaria on Saturday night.
Oct 7, 21:39
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Live Commentary: Bulgaria 0-1 France - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the 2018 World Cup qualifier between Bulgaria and France, which ended in a 2-0 away win.
Oct 7, 18:45
Jordan Amavi of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
France hand call-up to Jordan Amavi
France hand a call-up to Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi after an injury to Paris Saint-Germain's Layvin Kurzawa.
Oct 4, 19:26
Moussa Sissoko in action for Tottenham Hotspur on September 17, 2016
France boss Didier Deschamps: 'Moussa Sissoko is a good soldier'
France boss Didier Deschamps describes Tottenham Hotspur midfielder as a "good soldier" for reviving his club career.
Oct 2, 21:09
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Anthony Martial left out of France squad for World Cup qualifiers
Anthony Martial misses out on a place in France's squad for their upcoming qualifiers against Bulgaria and Belarus, while Moussa Sissoko earns a recall.
Sep 28, 21:12
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: France held at home by Luxembourg
France return to the top of Group A despite being held to a goalless draw at home by Luxembourg in Sunday night's 2018 World Cup qualification match.
Sep 3, 21:45
Thomas Lemar scores a long-range goal during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: Thomas Lemar brace helps France thrash Netherlands
Thomas Lemar grabs a brace as France thrash the Netherlands 4-0 in Thursday's Group A qualifier at the Stade de France.
Aug 31, 21:42
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
France boss Didier Deschamps 'confirms Kylian Mbappe is leaving AS Monaco'
France boss Didier Deschamps effectively confirms that Kylian Mbappe is leaving Monaco to join Paris Saint-Germain.
Aug 28, 19:46
Chelsea's Kurt Zouma in action during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Report: Sevilla pursuing Chelsea's Kurt Zouma
La Liga outfit Sevilla are reportedly confident of signing Chelsea centre-back Kurt Zouma in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 16, 11:53
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Result: Ten-man France come from behind to beat England in Paris
France come from behind to beat England 3-2 in Paris despite having to play almost half of the match with 10 men.
Jun 13, 22:02
England's midfielder Dele Alli (L) vies against France's midfielder Blaise Matuidi during the friendly football match between England and France at Wembley Stadium in west London on November 17, 2015
Live Commentary: France 3-2 England - as it happened
Relive France's 3-2 win over England as the 10-man hosts come from behind to win in Paris despite a Harry Kane brace.
Jun 13, 19:00
Hugo Lloris of France acknowledges the fans after defeating Honduras 3-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014
Raphael Varane, Didier Deschamps back Hugo Lloris after howler
Didier Deschamps reveals that Hugo Lloris will start against England in Tuesday night's friendly, four days on from a costly howler in the defeat to Sweden.
Jun 12, 21:17
England's midfielder Dele Alli (L) vies against France's midfielder Blaise Matuidi during the friendly football match between England and France at Wembley Stadium in west London on November 17, 2015
Preview: France vs. England
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's international friendly between France and England at the Stade de France in Paris.
Jun 12, 19:35
Hugo Lloris of France acknowledges the fans after defeating Honduras 3-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014
Didier Deschamps: 'Hugo Lloris accepts blame for howler'
France manager Didier Deschamps says that skipper Hugo Lloris 'knows he cost his side' due to his late error in the 2-1 defeat to Sweden in Stockholm.
Jun 10, 14:17
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Live Commentary: Sweden 2-1 France - as it happened
Relive Sweden's dramatic 2-1 win over France as Ola Toivonen scores a 93rd-minute winner from inside his own half to fire his side top of World Cup qualifying Group A.
Jun 9, 18:45
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Kylian Mbappe will find it tough to resist big club'
Arsene Wenger tips Kylian Mbappe to challenge for the Ballon d'Or award and insists that the youngster is unlikely to stay at AS Monaco if a big-money offer is made.
Jun 5, 22:47
Olivier Giroud of France celebrates his team's second goal during the International Friendly between France and Scotland on June 4, 2016 in Metz, France
Result: Olivier Giroud nets treble as France rout Paraguay
Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud nets a hat-trick as France record a 5-0 win over Paraguay in Friday night's international friendly.
Jun 2, 21:55
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Kylian Mbappe ruled out of France friendly due to 'thigh problem'
France boss Didier Deschamps says that AS Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe will miss Friday's international friendly with Paraguay due to a thigh problem.
Jun 1, 21:58
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Kylian Mbappe: 'The advice of Didier Deschamps counts'
AS Monaco attacker Kylian Mbappe suggests that France boss Didier Deschamps could play a role in his future as speculation surrounding the teenager gathers pace.
May 30, 22:23
France's forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring a goal during the friendly football match between France and Jamaica at the Pierre Mauroy stadium, on June 08, 2014
Karim Benzema questions prolonged snub from France national side
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema says that he needs answers from France boss Didier Deschamps over why he continues to be left out of the squad.
Mar 24, 17:11
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele shoots during his side's 7-0 defeat to Barcelona in a Champions League match at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante praises Celtic forward Moussa Dembele
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante says that Celtic striker Moussa Dembele would be deserving of an international call-up for France.
Feb 27, 13:14
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Didier Deschamps doubts Paul Pogba Ballon d'Or chances
France manager Didier Deschamps suggests that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will struggle to win the Ballon d'Or during his career as he is not attacking enough.
Dec 6, 16:04
France's forward Karim Benzema after an own goal during a Group E football match between France and Honduras at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
France boss Didier Deschamps hints at Karim Benzema return
Didier Deschamps says that Karim Benzema's 'situation may change' by the time the next international break arrives, having been overlooked by France for the past year.
Nov 22, 12:15
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Didier Deschamps: Antoine Griezmann 'not irreplaceable' for France
Didier Deschamps claims that France can cope without Antoine Griezmann, but admits that the Atletico Madrid striker is "an important and decisive player" for Les Bleus.
Nov 14, 22:05
Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Aston Villa on May 15, 2016
Olivier Giroud has 'no doubts' over Arsenal future
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud claims that he will do everything in his power to win back his starting place from Alexis Sanchez.
Nov 13, 16:51
France's defender Laurent Koscielny celebrates his goal during the friendly football match France vs Scotland at the St Symphorien Stadium in Metz, eastern France, on June 4, 2016
Arsene Wenger calls for France boss Didier Deschamps to rest Laurent Koscielny
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is hopeful that France boss Didier Deschamps will rest Laurent Koscielny due to fears of burnout.
Nov 12, 13:19
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Result: France come from behind to beat Sweden
France come from behind to record a 2-1 win over Sweden in Friday night's 2018 World Cup qualifier in Paris.
Nov 11, 21:54
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Antoine Griezmann names Jamie Vardy in top three players of 2016
Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann names Jamie Vardy alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as his three best players of 2016.
Nov 11, 18:12
France's forward Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring the 1-0 during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Didier Deschamps: 'Olivier Giroud still not fully fit'
Didier Deschamps says that he is 'fully aware' of what Olivier Giroud can do, but is unsure whether the Arsenal ace is fit enough to start France's meeting with Sweden.
Nov 11, 11:27
Patrice Evra and Taulant Xhaka in action during the Euro 2016 Group A game between France and Albania on June 15, 2016
Patrice Evra replaces Layvin Kurzawa in France squad
France boss Didier Deschamps calls Juventus defender Patrice Evra into his squad as a replacement for Paris Saint-Germain's Layvin Kurzawa.
Nov 7, 16:52
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Didier Deschamps "expects more" from Anthony Martial
France boss Didier Deschamps says that he "expects more" from Anthony Martial after leaving the Manchester United forward out of his latest squad.
Nov 3, 17:50
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Result: Paul Pogba strike sees France beat Netherlands
Paul Pogba scores the only goal of the match as France record a 1-0 win away to Netherlands in Monday night's 2018 World Cup qualification match.
Oct 10, 21:38



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